EXTEROCEPTIVE STIMULUS By N., Sam M.S. - 12 Stimulus coming from the external world. Compare interoceptive stimulus. EXTEROCEPTIVE STIMULUS: "Sight and smell are exampls of exteroceptive stimulus." Related Psychology Terms STIMULUS (literally “goad”) EGO PSYCHOTHERAPY JUST NOTICEABLE DIFFERENCE (JND; Differential or Difference Threshold) SPECIFIC ENERGIES MOTHERING ADOLESCENCE (Theories) INTEROCEPTIVE STIMULUS ABSOLUTE THRESHOLD REINFORCEMENT (Reward and Punishment) Discrimination and Mental Illness in the LGBT Population Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "EXTEROCEPTIVE STIMULUS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/exteroceptive-stimulus/ (accessed June 25, 2022).